Angela Kane is a senior fellow at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation and vice president of the International Institute for Peace. She is also a visiting professor at SciencesPo in Paris and a member of its Strategic Council. Kane serves on the Council of the United Nations University in Tokyo and several nonprofit boards in the United States and Europe. She is also the former High Representative for Disarmament Affairs at the UN.

  •  July 14, 2020 
Sergei Ryabkov of Russia on left, with Marshall Billingslea of US
VIENNA — As Russian and American leaders have gathered once more here to discuss bilateral arms control, some experts wonder if arms control is outdated. Earlier this year, Chris Ford, a United States official for international security and nonproliferation, said that discussions on arms control amounted to mere “nuclear identity politics,” and Russia’s Vladimir …
  •  December 11, 2016 
Discussions on artificial intelligence too often revolve around concerns about the sensationalist threat of “killer robots,” usually featured in science-fiction films or computer games. Killing is depicted as easy and rapid, done by steel-clad monsters with superhuman abilities. Let me put this fear to rest. We do not yet have killer robots, though we …

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